SOURCE: Aristocrat

Aristocrat

October 04, 2011 09:00 ET

Aristocrat Wins Major Systems Contract With Maryland Live! Casino, Including First Online Agreement

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - Aristocrat has secured a major systems contract with one of the largest casinos to open in 2012. The contract between Aristocrat and the soon-to-open Maryland Live! Casino includes the complete suite of Aristocrat's Oasis 360™ systems products and Aristocrat's new online play-for-fun solution.

The Oasis 360 system will cover all 4,750 devices on Maryland Live! Casino's full Ethernet casino floor, utilizing the latest technologies from Oasis 360. All devices will be enhanced with the nCompass™ media window and displays, and Maryland Live! Casino will have access to a range of advanced offerings, including the powerful bonusing engine nRich™, Ricochet Rewards™ and Splashdown Countdown™.

Maryland Live! Casino will be the first property to integrate Aristocrat's innovative online solution, nLive. Maryland Live!, powered by the new Aristocrat online platform, will launch a fully-branded play-for-fun virtual casino in March 2012 ahead of the property's grand opening in June 2012. The virtual casino will provide an exciting entertainment experience for Maryland Live! Casino customers including poker, slots and skill-based games. The site will allow Maryland Live! Casino to build its brand and establish customer relationships ahead of its opening. Oasis 360's nLiveLink will also enable Maryland Live! to integrate players' online and land-based profiles.

Maryland Live! Casino President and General Manager Rob Norton said, "We are creating the most unique casino gaming experience on the East Coast, right in the heart of one of the most populous regions in the country. We only want the very best for our customers in every aspect of the property, and after carefully considering everything on the marketplace, we decided Aristocrat and Oasis were the partners we needed to open strongly and position us for success far into the future."

"We are very excited to be selected by Maryland Live! Casino to be their casino system and online solutions provider," said Aristocrat Americas President Nick Khin. "Aristocrat's recent investments in systems have allowed us to provide a range of advanced solutions that will power the largest casino opening of the year."

About Maryland Live! Casino
Maryland Live! Casino is Maryland's newest gaming and entertainment destination. Located at the Arundel Mills Mall, the $500 million multi-use complex spans 12 acres. The project will include more than 4,750 slot machines and electronic table games, nationally-acclaimed restaurants, a live entertainment venue and other first class amenities. Maryland Live! Casino is scheduled to open in June 2012, pending final approval from the Maryland State Lottery Agency. Visit www.marylandlivecasino.com or follow Maryland Live! Casino on Facebook. Maryland Live! Casino is being developed by The Cordish Company.

Oasis 360™ is the most widely installed system in North America, currently monitoring devices at more than 265 casinos. Oasis 360 is one of the gaming industry's most sophisticated systems, and includes robust, proprietary features that can be tailored to each property's individual needs.

Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL), a leading global provider of gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines and casino management systems. For further information visit the company's website at www.aristocratgaming.com.

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